UDream Program Coordinator, Remaking Cities Institute
Kelly Lyons is Program Director for Architecture Explorations, the K-12 outreach program of the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture, as well as UDream Program Coordinator. She develops and manages a collection of architecture outreach programs, reaching over 1,000 students each year.
Since Kelly joined the School of Architecture in 2003, the School’s K-12 outreach has grown from one Saturday program to a collection of eight programs, many offered in partnership with other organizations including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Fallingwater. Kelly has written numerous grants to support Architecture Explorations and received support from local foundations including the Grable Foundation, the Buhl Foundation and the Roy A. Hunt Foundation. She has received multiple grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the diversity efforts of Architecture Explorations.
Kelly received her Master’s in Education from Duquesne University and her Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently enrolled as a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon University.